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  A rare case of uterine rupture diagnosed in the late postpartum period [Eastern J Med]
Eastern J Med. 2021; 26(1): 188-190 | DOI: 10.5505/ejm.2021.58234  

A rare case of uterine rupture diagnosed in the late postpartum period

Onur Karaaslan1, Ali Kolusarı1, Pinar Turgut2, Deniz Dirik1, mehmet sakinci3, erbil karaman1
1Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Yüzüncü Yıl Üniversitesi, Van, Türkiye
2Department of anesthesiology and reanimation, Van Education and Research Hospital, Van, Turkey
3Department Of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Of Akdeniz, Antalya, Turkey

Obstetric hemorrhages are still the most common cause of maternal mortality worldwide (1). Uterine rupture, which could be included among the causes of postpartum bleeding, results in serious mortality and morbidity. Although scarless uterine rupture is extremely rare, it might be seen with an approximate frequency of 1/5700 - 1/20000 in pregnancies (2-5). In general, it is diagnosed and treated in the early postpartum period as it usually presents symptoms at this very stage. A case of uterine rupture that was diagnosed and treated on the 28th postpartum day was discussed in this case.

Keywords: postpartum hemorrhage, late postpartum period, uterine rupture


Onur Karaaslan, Ali Kolusarı, Pinar Turgut, Deniz Dirik, mehmet sakinci, erbil karaman. A rare case of uterine rupture diagnosed in the late postpartum period. Eastern J Med. 2021; 26(1): 188-190

Corresponding Author: Onur Karaaslan, Türkiye


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